Vicky Wright, fiancee of comedian Bobby Davro and daughter of footballer Billy Wright, has died at the age of 63.
His “incredibly devastating” death was announced on Wednesday by his daughter, Kelly.
Davro, 64, revealed his partner’s pancreatic cancer diagnosis to the Daily Star Sunday newspaper in April.
His agent confirmed to the PA news agency that he died at St Peter’s Hospital ChertsySurrey, Wednesday morning, was surrounded by her family, including Kelly and Davro.
right through Twitter account, Kelly wrote: “Hello everyone… some incredibly devastating news to share…
“My wonderful mother Vicky has sadly passed away this morning. I wanted to use this platform to let you all know, because I know how much she values all of your love and support in so many ways.
Wright’s father was former Wolverhampton Wanderers star Billy, who played for England between September 1946 and May 1959 and was the first Englishman to win 100 caps before retiring and becoming a TV football pundit.
He most recently presented The Billy Wright Story, a celebration of his father’s life that chronicled his personal life and career before his death in 1994 at the age of 70.
his mother was Pleasureof The Beverly Sisters, who died in 2015 at the age of 91. The singing trio scored hits including I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus and Little Drummer Boy.
singer beverly knight Wright paid tribute, writing on Twitter: “My god no. I’m so sorry. Vicky was a gem. Sending love and healing.”
In a statement, the football club wolves Said: “Our thoughts are with the friends and family of Vicky Wright.
“An inspirational woman and a true wolf daughter. She will be fondly remembered. The entire pack stands with the Wright family.”
BBC Midlands Today presenter Nick Owen wrote: “Oh no. Shocking news. I’ve known Vicky for over 40 years and love her company.
“Her dad Billy got me my first job in television. I feel so sad tonight. Thoughts with the whole family x.”